During the two busiest move-in days, Saturday, Aug. 19 and Sunday, Aug. 20, the Housing Office in the basement of Burge Hall will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your questions or change your board plan during these days.
If youd like to have your students "U-bill" (the billing for tuition and room/board, plus other purchases your student might make) mailed to your home, both you and your student must sign a certificate of dependency, available at the Registrars Office. You then will receive your students grades, too.
If youd like to receive the grades but not have the U-bill sent to you, have your student sign the Student Authorization for Parental (or Guardian) Access to Academic Records, also available from the Registrars Office.
Please remember, too, that if you need to make an address change or add or subtract a parental name on your students records, the student must do iteither through ISIS or at the Registrars Office. Parent Times may not change a mailing address for the publication because your student has the legal right to decide who does and does not receive mailings.
If youd like facts about your students life in the residence halls, visit Residence Service's web site. There's extensive information available on all the facets of residence hall life: menus from the dining halls, sizes of rooms in each hall, educational opportunities, calendars of important dates, news about resident advisers, and opportunities for leadership and service.
When youre thinking about what not to bring to your residence hall this fall, put cigarettes, cigars, and alcoholic beverages on the list. For the first time this fall, all residence halls will be smoke-free and alcohol-free, regardless of the students age. In previous years, students over 21 years of age could have alcoholic beverages in their rooms, and smoking had been allowed in some residence halls.
Residents need to bring a telephone instrument and wall cord to campus this fall. While telephones have been provided in the past, theyll be the responsibility of students this year.
President Mary Sue Coleman has approved a Code of Conduct for companies that want to use The University of Iowas logo or trademark on products they manufacture for sale.
The code states general requirements for wages, overtime, and hours worked per week. It prohibits manufacturers from using forced labor or labor by children, or work in unsafe or unhealthy conditions.
An ad-hoc University committee developed the guidelines. They will go into effect as licensing agreements come up for signing or renewal.